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John Shelley

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Birthplace: Clapham,Sussex,England
Death: Died in England,Michaelgrove,Sussex,England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir William Shelley and Alice Belknap
Husband of Mary Shelley
Father of Sir William Shelley; Eleonor Shelley; Richard Shelley; Anne Shelley; James Shelley and 6 others
Brother of James Shelley; Margaret Shelley; Richard Shelley, [Knight of Rhodes]; Edward Shelley; Thomas Perry Shelley and 4 others

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About John Shelley

  • John Shelley1,2
  • M, #73081, b. circa 1514, d. 16 December 1550
  • Father Sir William Shelley, Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, Under-Sheriff of London3 b. c 1479, d. 4 Jan 1549
  • Mother Alice Belknap b. c 1482, d. b 4 Jan 1549
  • John Shelley was born circa 1514 at of Clapham, Sussex, England.3 He married Mary FitzWilliam, daughter of Sir William FitzWilliam, Alderman & Sheriff of London and Mildred Sackville, circa 1535.1,2 John Shelley died on 16 December 1550.1,2
  • Family Mary FitzWilliam b. c 1515
  • Child
    • Bridget Shelley+ b. c 1540, d. c 1586
  • Citations
  • 1.[S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. II, p. 314.
  • 2.[S4] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. III, p. 171.
  • 3.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 90.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2432.htm#i73081

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  • John Shelley1
  • M, #575677, d. 16 December 1550
  • Last Edited=28 Oct 2012
  • John Shelley was the son of Sir William Shelley and Alice Belknap.2 He married Mary Fitzwilliam, daughter of Sir William Fitzwilliam, in 1970.1 He died on 16 December 1550, a 2nd son:.1
  • He lived Michelgrove.1
  • Child of John Shelley and Mary Fitzwilliam
    • 1.John Shelley+2
  • Citations
  • 1.[S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3595. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • 2.[S37] BP2003. [S37]
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p57568.htm#i575677

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  • Sir William Shelley (1480?–1549) was an English judge.
  • Born about 1480, he was the eldest son of Sir John Shelley (died 3 Jan. 1526) and his wife Elizabeth (died 31 July 1513), daughter and heir of John de Michelgrove in the parish of Clapham, Sussex. Of the judge's six brothers .... etc.
  • Shelley married Alice (died 1536?), daughter of Sir Henry Belknap, grandson of Sir Robert de Bealknap of Knelle in the parish of Beckley, Sussex. By her he had four sons:
    • John (died 15 December 1550), father of William (not the same person as William Shelley of Hertford, also a prisoner in the Tower in 1580), who was attainted 15 December 1582 for complicity in Charles Paget's treasons, but not executed, and died 15 April 1597, being succeeded by his son John, created a baronet in 1611;
    • Sir Richard Shelley;
    • the third son, Sir James, was, like Sir Richard, a distinguished and widely travelled Knight of St. John;
    • the fourth, Sir Edward, was a master of the household of Henry VIII, treasurer of the council of the north, and captain of Berwick, and was killed at the battle of Pinkie on 10 September 1547.
  • Their daughter Elizabeth married Roger Copley, father of Sir Thomas Copley.[2]
  • From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_William_Shelley

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  • Dictionary of National Biography: From the Earliest Times to 1900 (1897) Vol. 52
  • https://archive.org/details/dictionarynatio01leegoog
  • https://archive.org/stream/dictionarynatio01leegoog#page/n59/mode/1up
  • Pg.41
  • SHELLEY, SIR WILLIAM (1480?-1549?), judge, born about 1480, was the eldest son of Sir John Shelley (d. 3 Jan. 1526) and his wife Elizabeth (d. 31 July 1513), daughter and heir of John de Michelgrove in the parish of Clapham, Sussex (reproductions of monumental brasses in Addit. MS. 32490). .... etc.
  • https://archive.org/stream/dictionarynatio01leegoog#page/n60/mode/1up
  • Pg.42
  • .... He died between 3 Nov. 1548 and 10 May 1549.
  • Shelley married Alice (d. 1536?), daughter of Sir Henry Belknap, great-grandson of Sir Robert de Bealknap [q. v.] of Knelle in the parish of Beckley, Sussex. By her he had four sons: John (d. 15 Dec. 1550) was father of William (not be confused with William Shelley of Hertford, also a prisoner in the Tower in 1580), who was attainted 15 Dec. 1582 for complicity in Charles Paget's treasons, but not executed, and died 15 April 1597, being succeeded by his son John, created a baronet in 1611; the second son of the judge was Sir Richard Shelley [q. v.]; the third, Sir James, was, like Sir Richard, a distinquished and widely travelled knight of St. John (cf. Notes and Queries, 1st ser. viii. 192, x. 201-2); the fourth, Sir Edward, a master of the household of Henry VIII, treasurer of the council of the north, and captain of Berwick, was killed at Pinkie on 10 Sept. 1547 (cf. Addit. MSS. 32647 ff. 66, 70, 32648 f. 12, 32653 f. 161; Chron. of Calais, p. 176, &c.; Lit. Rem. of Edward VI, Rosb. Club, pp. cc; Cal. Hamilton Papers, passim). .... etc.

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John Shelley's Timeline

1508
1508
Clapham,Sussex,England
1517
1517
Age 9
Milton,Kent,England
1518
September 14, 1518
Age 10
Michel Grove, Sussex, England
1520
1520
Age 12
Of Clapham, Sussex, Eng.
1522
1522
Age 14
Of,Clapham,Sussex,England
1525
1525
Age 17
Of Clapham, Sussex, Eng.
1531
1531
Age 23
Of, Clapham, Sussex, Eng.
1533
1533
Age 25
Of Clapham, Sussex, Eng.
1535
1535
Age 27
Of,Mitchelgrove,Sussex,England
1536
1536
Age 28
Michaelgrace, Sussex, England